Courses

MUSC 107 Studio Ensemble: Guitar

Varying styles of an instrument's repertoire taught on intermediate and advanced levels in a group context. In addition to issues in ensemble playing unique to the instrument, the following is covered: effective execution, physical position, tone production and intonation, extended techniques.(May be repeated for credit. This course does not count for credit toward the music major or minor.) (1/4)Lecture-Laboratory: 1 hr/wk. 1/4 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Mr. Kristopher Hale

MUSC 109 Oriana Singers

This choir for women explores the Western sacred and secular choral tradition but also those of other cultures. Special attention is given to the development of vocal and music skills. Women can expect travel and collaboration with men's choirs when possible. (Entrance by audition only.) (1/4) Rehearsals: 3 hrs/wk. 1/4 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
E Dr. Jeffrey R. Sandborg T/Th 4:30PM-6:00PM

MUSC 111 Concert Choir

Training in a cappella and accompanied music from all style periods. (Students must participate in all performances unless excused by the director prior to the performance. May be repeated for credit.) Lecture-Laboratory: 4 hrs/wk. 1/4 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
E Dr. Jeffrey R. Sandborg M/T/W/Th 6:00PM-7:00PM

MUSC 112 Wind Ensemble

Experience in band literature. (Students must participate in all performances unless excused by the instructor. May be repeated for credit.) Rehearsals: 3 hrs/wk. 1/4 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
E Dr. Marc H. LaChance T/Th 7:30PM-9:00PM

MUSC 113 Jazz Ensemble

Experience in jazz instrumental and ensemble. (Students must participate in all performances unless excused by the instructor. May be repeated for credit.) Rehearsals: 3 hrs/wk. 1/4 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
E Dr. Marc H. LaChance M/W 7:30PM-9:00PM

MUSC 150 Fundamentals of Music

Pitch and rhythm fundamentals: reading music notation, sight singing, reading chord charts. Focus on intervals, key signatures, scales, meter, and chords. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Gordon Marsh M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

MUSC 261 Music Hist I: Classical Antiqt

A course of study tracing the development of styles and genres in the canon of Western music from the ancient world to the end of the seventeenth century. 1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • MUSC-150 or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Jeffrey R. Sandborg M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

MUSC 350 Music After 1900

Survey of Western music since Debussy with a focus on analytical techniques, including jazz and atonal theory. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • MUSC-252 or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
X Dr. Marc H. LaChance M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM